Hacker attack exposes QuickTime vulnerability

A hacker has released attack code that exploits an unpatched vulnerability in Apple Inc.'s QuickTime, just a week after the company updated the media player to plug nine other serious vulnerabilities, a security

Published on: September 19th, 2008 Gregg Keizer

Startup tackles app management in virtual environments

A team of systems management industry veterans this week launched a company and introduced technology that BlueStripe Software says gives IT managers the tools they need to track and optimize application performance in

Published on: September 10th, 2008 Denise Dubie

Google’s glossy fa

Now that Google has reached its 10-year mark, the company is facing the cultural complexities and challenges that come with the transition from hip start-up to corporate giant.In Google Inc.'s early days, it

Published on: September 10th, 2008 Elizabeth Montalbano

Six fabulous presentation tips for IT professionals

If anyone needs to convey complex information to get the approval of peers or higher ups, it's CIOs and the managers who report to them. Yet, before a presentation, what do you do?

Published on: August 28th, 2008 Tom Bunzel

Yahoo Buzz burrows into Digg’s turf

Buzz, the social news site that Yahoo launched in beta form in February, may pose a serious threat to social news pioneer Digg.com, according to some industry observers and even Digg users. Yahoo

Published on: August 21st, 2008 Heather Havenstein

Three really smart tricks you can do with your iPhone

I'm now the owner of an Apple iPhone 3G, after waiting out the first-generation model. Overall, I'm thrilled with the smart phone. (My first week with the iPhone 3G wasn't trouble free, however).

Published on: August 19th, 2008 James A. Martin

“Mobile office” frees Alberta field inspectors from desk

Not to long ago field inspectors at Alberta's Sustainable Resources Development (SRD) department didn't see as much of the "field" as they needed to. And you couldn't blame them. The huge amount of

Published on: August 5th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

E-mail marketing still delivers results for B2B campaigns

Read related story: How to build your brand and business with e-mail marketing Marketing on social networking sites might be making waves in the media, but for some Canadian businesses traditional e-mail marketing

Published on: July 29th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Five online training strategies for small businesses

Previously associated with large corporate organization, online training is quickly becoming a popular employee education medium down market as small businesses increasingly recognize the cost savings and convenience that new electronic learning tools

Published on: July 2nd, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Some ISPs make big bucks by intercepting traffic from non-existent sites

The interception of Internet traffic to snoop on phone calls or track surfers' behavior is a hot topic -- but what's keeping members of an international Internet security body up at night is

Published on: June 25th, 2008 Peter Sayer

Blogger uses “Google bomb” to show McCain in poor light

A political blogger is using a technique known as "Google bombing" to enlist the aid of fellow partisan bloggers to boost the search engine rankings of nine news stories that reflect poorly on

Published on: June 23rd, 2008 Heather Havenstein

Chinese-style Internet censorship doomed to failure, says Bill Gates

Efforts by countries like China to restrict the exchange of information on the Internet are ultimately doomed to failure, Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates told an audience of Stanford University students Tuesday."I don't see

Published on: February 21st, 2008 Robert MacMillan

IT reveals hip side in show that blends technology with threads

Servers, e-mail applications and other less-than-chic combinations of hardware and software typically inhabit the technology realm. Linen is rarely equated with LEDs, while discussing couture along with the 802.11 Wi-Fi standard is almost

Published on: February 8th, 2008 Fred O'Connor